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NDICI – Human Rights, Democracy and Civil Society Facility, Republic of Serbia – 2023

Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument - Human Rights, Democracy and Civil Society Facility aiming at promoting and protecting human rights and fundamental freedoms, democracy and the rule of law.

5.772 million euro

Appeal framework

Institution European Commission
Sectors Citizenship & Human Rights Justice, Security, Defence
Beneficiaries Association & NGO EU & International Organisation

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Priorities and funded actions


  • To promote and protect: human rights and fundamental freedoms; democracy; and the rule of law and to strengthen participatory democracies and the EU
    integration and approximation process in Serbia
  • To protect and empower individuals to contribute to the full enjoyment by everyone of all human rights, be they civil, political, economic, social or cultural rights (LOT 1)
  • To raise awareness and create participation of Serbian citizens (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)


  • Priority 1 – Contributing to expanding the space for civil society (LOT 1)
  • Priority 2 – Providing short-, medium- and long-term holistic support to human rights defenders (LOT 1)
  • Priority 3 – Expand and strengthen civil society’s active engagement with their constituency, allowing citizens to become active participants of Serbia’s EU accession process (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Priority 4 – Promoting the values at the core of the EU, as enshrined in Article 2 of the Treaty of the EU5, by engaging with the citizens through participatory and deliberative methods (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Priority 5 – Supporting youth initiatives and dialogue in relation to the above priorities (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)

Among financed actions

  • Strengthening the role and capacity of civil society in advocacy and promoting human rights and good governance in the Republic of Serbia (LOT 1)
  • Support for protection of social, economic and cultural rights, including persons with disabilities, children, women, elderly, homeless and the rights of persons belonging to minorities (also Roma inclusion) (LOT 1)
  • Engagement in the local communities via direct contact with the citizens/constituencies (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Ensuring evidence-based public debates with actors of different educational and cultural backgrounds and ideological stances (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Creation of innovative methods of participatory engagement with the citizens, including youth, both in vivo and online (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Advocacy and public campaigns (LOT 2, 3, 4, 5)

Additional information

  • This call for proposals is a restricted call for proposals. In first instance, only concept notes will be evaluated.
  • Initial duration of the action: between 24 and 48 months


  • Be a legal person
  • Be a non-profit-making entity
  • Be a specific type of organisation such as: civil society organisation, including non-governmental organisation
  • Total budget of the call: 5.772 million euro
    • Lot 1 Human Rights and Democracy: 3.3 million euro
    • Lot 2-5 Civil Society Facility: 2.472 million euro
  • Amount of the grant:
    • Lot 1 Human Rights and Democracy: between 200.000 and 500.00 euro
    • Lot 2-5 Civil Society Facility: between 500.000 and 618.000 euro
  • Co-financing rate: between 51% and 90% of the total eligible costs

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